Federal Criminal Defense
Federal crimes involve the violation of a federal statute. As a former federal prosecutor, Benjamin Cheeks has extensive experience with federal law and the procedures involved in each step of a case. He has personally handled a wide variety of federal criminal cases.
The Law Offices of Benjamin J. Cheeks provides high quality representation to clients facing criminal charges in federal court. Mr. Cheeks litigates many different types of cases, including but not limited to:
Drug Importation/Possession – The federal government strictly prohibits the importation of controlled substances, as well as possession with intent to distribute.
Immigration Offenses – Illegal entry into the United States, as well as smuggling individuals across the border, is a violation of federal law.
Firearms Offenses – Federal law prohibits the sale, production and importation of firearms across state lines without the proper license. In some cases, possession of a firearm can result in federal criminal charges.
Fraud – Often referred to as white-collar cases, fraud cases involve intent to defraud through deceit. Examples are wire fraud, bank fraud, and mail fraud.
Bank Robberies – Cases relating to bank robberies are handled in federal court because the banks are federally insured.
Mr. Cheeks has developed an in-depth understanding of the federal court system. This knowledge is truly invaluable and allows Mr. Cheeks to provide his clients with comprehensive legal representation.
If you or a loved one is under investigation or facing any federal criminal charges, the Law Offices of Benjamin J. Cheeks is here to help. Please call (619) 995-7828 to set up an appointment for a free consultation.